The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 34 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.93% 0.93% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.57% 20.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £315 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.80% 4.64% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Average daily rate £338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cambridge region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee